Clinical Social Worker - Geropsychiatric Unit

Bangor, Maine, United States | Human Services | Full-time

Apply by: No close date

Opening Date:  November 4, 2020

Closing Date:  November 19, 2020 or Until Filled

Job Class Code:  5121
Grade: 25
Salary: $46,113.60 - $62,171.20**

**This includeds an Institutional Stipend of .60¢/hr

Position Number: 03200-2131


Agency information: 

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our consumers in meeting their needs. Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (“DDPC”) is a 51-bed psychiatric hospital serving Mainers with severe mental illness. As a member of a statewide community of caregivers, DDPC collaborates with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness and their community and personal supports. We provide recovery-oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the least restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.

Job duties:

Under the direction of the Clinical Director, in partnership with the Senior Psychologists on staff, and as part of a multidisciplinary team the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will provide direct services including individual therapy, developing psychosocial treatment plans, assessment, providing clinical consultation to patent/staff consultations, conducting research, instructing students and staff, etc. Work is performed under limited supervision, but with clinical oversight.



  • Working knowledge of cognitive-behavioral therapy, diagnostics, and demonstrated experience working with patients in both individual and group treatment settings.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW, current and unrestricted issued from the appropriate Maine State Board.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma informed care framework.
  • Strong clerical/administrative skills including personal computer skills (Microsoft Office software and EHR).
  • Successful experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting.

  Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), as issued by the Maine Board of Social Worker Licensure. 


For additional information about this position please contact Audrey Masilla, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist at 207-941-4055 or email To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Theresa Peppard at



Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 14.11% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.60 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $470.99 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $447.44 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $423.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $400.34 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2020.

The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.